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Former French Concession
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Room 106, 47 Yong Fu Road near Fuxing Road, Shanghai 200042, China
+86 21 6418 5055
11:00 - 01:00
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are regulars at Nene... favorite is the Octupus Salad with Fennel... Amazing simple and tasty.... New are the charcoal powder pizza.. Wines are a comapred to the food rather low and good quality.. nothing fancy but a perfect match to the food they are offering.... The service is attentive and just right... they know all content in the menu... More 

Thank Joerg K
Turin, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The room isn't too big and with a perfect look as Italian trattoria; the food is good and presented without frills according to the target of the restaurant. The price isn't excessive, but not cheap as I expected. Always full of people, then well evaluated by everybody.

Thank Vassalloma
Hong Kong
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

The ambience was nice at Nene, has a home feeling. I found the menu to be very expensive for what it was serving. My risotto portion was small and it wasn't that great (have had better and the rice was actually undercooked). Having said that the pizza and pasta my friends had looked good.

1 Thank CassavaHK
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Small restaurant but with very authentic and homely atmosphere, you feel like if you were at home. The food is very delicious with real italian taste and there is a great choice of wines. Luca, the manager of the restaurant, is always very warmly welcoming guests and professional, and all the staff and the service are very good and professional... More 

Thank Veronica M
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Good Italian food in a cozy atmosphere. A bit expensive and noisy in case of many customers. Good service.

Thank Francesco P
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Wow, this place is fantastic. Authentic Italian with great providence - you need this after a day in the city. The atmosphere is relaxed in this quiet suburban tree lined street. It's a great find.

Thank simeonp
Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We called in here for lunch only to find this place was closed. It is only open for lunch on the weekends but this shows differently on the app. The reviews look fantastic but just wanted others to be aware of this. Will try it for dinner next time.

1 Thank Argy39
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Every visit and every person I am with says the same thing "wow, great find". The food is always good, service even better which in Shanghai is not easy to say. Unpretentiously good food in a great environment that makes you want to make a reservation for your next visit as you leave. I am currently obsessed with the squid... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I only started doing reviews on Trip Advisor this month so never had the chance to do one in the city of my current residence. But since I have started, need to put out this review for Nene where we have been going to almost every week for our family lunches for the past 4 years. The environment is casual,... More 

Thank Ludwig T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Relaxed restaurant with delicious fresh proper Italian food. One of if not the most enjoyable meals in Shanghai. Would recommend the fresh homemade pasta dishes and cantucci e vin santo. Good selection of wines and beer.

1 Thank Angus B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 60
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Room 106, 47 Yong Fu Road near Fuxing Road, Shanghai 200042, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6418 5055
This restaurant is quite new, street level on Young Fu Road near Fuxin Road

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet, tree-lined avenues, French-style villas, interesting boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes that are not typical of China. All of these mix and mingle with local life as Chinese markets and lanehouse communities are peppered throughout. Denizens of the Former French Concession can spectate a mahjong game on the street or get their bike checked at a tiny bike repair store on the way to their refurbished apartment tucked away among Chinese family homes.
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